Lockdown feestjes en jong zijn.

Mijn Pa heeft me gebeld vanuit Jamaica om te zien hoe het met me ging en ineens kwamen Lockdown feestjes en jong zijn te sprake. Hij dan begon mij te vertellen toen hij nog jong was hoe je hem geen enkel weekeind rustig thuis zouden vinden. Hij heeft altijd heel hard gewerkt en de weekeindContinue reading “Lockdown feestjes en jong zijn.”

Jamaica’s private regional transportation services. Part I

Part 1 If you want to describe the extreme contrast between two items that are being discussed we use terms such as, night & day, black & white, heavenly heights compared to the deepness of the sea, north & south, using these specific terms to exaggerate our arguments or make a stronger point. Well thisContinue reading “Jamaica’s private regional transportation services. Part I”

Who is my brother? Who is my neighbour? Who is my friend?

Mixed feelings about this last minute trip to England. as regards friends, family and even strangers. Sometimes we connect, get help and encouragement from the people we least expect. A friend of my late mum and myself that I have not seen for decades insisted that I stay to eat a meal with them despiteContinue reading “Who is my brother? Who is my neighbour? Who is my friend?”

Back in Jamaica first Impressions

Back in Jamaica visiting my parents my first impressions. Dirt cheap rally driving route taxis, very expensive charter taxis driving at slightly slower speeds, hotel receptionist without internet access because their owners don’t trust them, clear salt sea water fish infested white sand beaches, plastic bottles, tourist, churches, poor Jamaicans street sellers trying to sellContinue reading “Back in Jamaica first Impressions”